1/6 stater of Phokaia with head of Pan

Greek
Classical Period
400–330 B.C.


Mint: Ionia, Phokaia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1924.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.57 gm.

Accession Number

04.1518

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of youthful Pan to left with small horns and goat’s ears; wreath of ivy with berries above. Hair gathered in a roll.
Below, seal to left.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

1900: Sotheby Sale (Late Collector), no. 362 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

(Regling does not list this coin as being a Greenwell piece)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund